Pompey Family History

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Pompey Name Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Pompei.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Pompei, Pompeo, Poskey, Godsey, Pompa, Powley, Torpey, Poppel, Povey

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Pompey Family Origin

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Pompey Family Occupations

What did your Pompey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pompey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Pompey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pompey. A less common occupation for the Pompey family was Labor.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Labor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pompey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pompey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pompey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pompey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 500 immigration records available for the last name Pompey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pompey. For the veterans among your Pompey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pompey Life Expectancy

What is the average Pompey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pompey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pompey in 1945 was 27, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pompey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pompey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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